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Corning Museum of Glass

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Address: One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
Phone Number: 607.937.5371
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Description: The Corning Museum of Glass offers unique opportunities to explore glass...
The Corning Museum of Glass offers unique opportunities to explore glass: Live glassmaking demonstrations, Make Your Own Glass, hands-on glass exhibits, and stunning glass art collections.
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Glass projects

Do a glass project if you go--sign up on-line ahead of your visit. The new wing is impressive, has room for more art-work in the future.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Patricia T
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Williamsport, United States
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Williamsport, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Do a glass project if you go--sign up on-line ahead of your visit. The new wing is impressive, has room for more art-work in the future.

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liverpool, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We got the chance to make our own etched glass which was a lot of fun, the displays are so beautiful. The only complaint I had was the gift shop afterwards I found this beautiful vase and bought it and when I got it home my friend pointed out it was made in china

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It looks like you're a repeat visitor and we appreciate you taking the time to come back! We are so glad that you made your own souvenirs in our Studio shop. The Museum Shops carry inventory with a variety of origins and corresponding pricepoints. I will definitely provide feedback to them to make sure things... More 

Kitty Hawk, NC
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119 reviews 119 reviews
18 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

CMOG is well worth the visit and plan at least a day and a half or two if possible to see and appreciate everything at this museum/glass blowing demonstration facility

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! With museum admission being good for two-consecutive days, planning to visit for a day or more is a great suggestion. It really adds flexibility into your day and your Southern Finger Lakes itinerary. Thank you for expressing your appreciation for glass; check out our blog for more related to our museum and glass in general.... More 

St. James, New York, United States
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99 reviews 99 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is the number two tourist attraction in New York State. If people got married here it would probably rise to number one. If you have any interest in art or technology, this is a wonderful place to visit. It is great for young and old alike. The brand new Contemporary Art + Design Wing should make the visit worthwhile... More 

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope that many of the travelers coming to The Finger Lakes to get married suggest that their guests visit us (and buy wedding gifts in our large Museum Shops); maybe that'll boost us to #1. Thank you for mentioning that even those who have visited before should make the time to revisit. With our... More 

Buffalo, New York, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We just happened to unknowingly plan our trip to Corning around the opening day of the new wing and both days were free entry. There were great activities and events happening so we were lucky! We took a make-your-own-egg glass blowing class and had a ball! The gift shop is amazing and a feast for the eyes. I am disappointed... More 

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! What a nice surprise it must have been to visit during a special weekend in our museum's and town's history. Thank you for sharing your pic of the egg; it looks beautiful! We are trying hard to make sure the signage points guests to the local, regional, USA, and artist (even international) made items in... More 

Dorset
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We happened to be in town when the new wing opened. Excellent! Bright and airy, spacious and well designed. Wonderful exhibits and terrific demonstrations. I'm running out of superlatives! Cafe, gift shop, even a free shuttle into town and the Rockwell Museum. A 'must see' destination.

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It's great to hear that you were unexpectedly treated to a special weekend! We appreciate your great excitement around our new space; we're excited to share it! Thank you again! More 

Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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138 reviews 138 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Corning Museum of Glass (CMOG) was already a major tourist attraction, and the addition of a spectacular new wing on contemporary glass art and design makes it even more of a "must visit" if you are visiting upstate New York. In addition to the new wing, CMOG continues to show a large number of glass exhibits, some focused on... More 

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It sounds like you found great inspiration, a quality collection, and special souvenirs during your visit. Thank you for taking the time to visit and review! More 

Milford, New Hampshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We blundered in here on the opening day for their new wing. Admission was free. The new wing was spectacular, but the "old" part of the museum is equally so. Virtually everything in here is glass of one sort or another. They have a terrific collection of pieces ranging from 4000 years ago egyptian glass to modern pieces that make... More 

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're thrilled that you happened upon us in your travels. We are excited to continue offering the live glass blowing demonstration as well as add in the new glass design programming and amphitheater. It sounds like you really enjoyed these spaces! You DID get a special treat to watch some internationally known artists at the... More 

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252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Got glass? Think again, think fiber optics. Corning is one of the worlds largest producer of state of the art glass manufacturers. Fiber optics, lenses, think semiconductors, space and on and on.

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your revew! We hope guests come and explore the art, history, and science of glass in our museum. Thanks for sharing how interactive we are. Be sure to check out our website and blog for more info on the ways we explore glass. All the best! More 

Tuckahoe, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

As a scientist I was awed with the story of Corning glass and loved the lab glass display. Equally as fun was the exhibits on kitchen dishes. And then of course there is all the beautiful art. Great shopping as well. Lots to see and learn. Don't eat at the museum as great restaurants are a quick walk over the... More 

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Kerry M, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It sounds like the science of glass was a highlight of your visit. We hope you enjoyed the history of glass and exploring its techniques and technologies. Perhaps you also enjoyed the demonstrations on fiber optics, glassbreaking, and flameworking to round out your exploration of glass. Thanks again! More 

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